Kaspar Astrup Schröder

Director. Born 1979. Self-taught filmmaker, visual artist and designer. Editor on a number of fiction films, shorts and documentaries. Schröder made his first long documentary with “The Invention of Dr. Nakamats” (2009), a portrait of the Japanese inventor. “Rent a Family Inc.” (2012) also centres on a Japanese phenomenon, about renting out stand-ins for special family or company events.

Among Schröder’s other films are “Big Time” (2017), a portrait of the famous Danish architect Bjarke Ingels, and “Waiting for the Sun” (2017) about life in a Chinese orphanage.